MUSIC: Folk Yeah presents quartet Sweet Chariot, who perform "timeless power-pop, classic biker rock, and dusty desert jams trimmed in the bygone tones of west coast canyon-twang," along with folk singer-songwriter Joseph Childress. (9 p.m., Brick and Mortar, 1710 Mission Street)

LITERARY: Author Alison Bechdel returns with Are You My Mother?, the long-awaited sequel to her 2006 literary and pop culture phenomenon, Fun Home, which is about Bechdel's relationship with her father. Are You My Mother? is "another brilliantly told tale of filial sleuthery, this time about Bechdel becoming the artist her mother herself wanted to be." (7:30 p.m., The Booksmith, 1644 Haight Street)

ART: Swords to Plowshares, a San Francisco-based veteran service organization, presents the fourth annual, SHOUT! Art by Women Veterans, which is an ongoing initiative that celebrates women who served our country and encourages expression and healing through art. (6 to 10 p.m., The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street)